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Month: November 2018

  • Anti-Blackness as Latin American Nationalism

    Anti-Blackness as Latin American Nationalism Time/Location: Monday, December 3rd from 4:30pm-5:30pm in the IC Dome (Sproul 201) Description: You are all invited to Zahira Kelly-Cabrera’s talk on Anti-Blackness as Latin American Nationalism. Zahira Kelly-Cabrera aka @Bad_Dominicana is an AfroDominicana mami, writer, artist, mujerista, award-winning sociocultural critic, and international speaker. She is known for advocating for…

  • CIL@SF trip to meet Swarthmore alums in Silicon Valley

    CIL@SF 2.0 = CIL@SF trip + supplemental course to   PEAC049: Be the Change! Social Entrepreneurship Principles in Practice  Please note that this supplemental course is open to all students.  While students enrolled in “PEAC049: Be the change! Principles in Practice” are encouraged to apply, it is not compulsory as part of the PEAC049 requirement, nor will places be reserved.  …

  • Registration is Almost Here! Check Out Our Spring Courses

    Spring 2019 Course Registration begins Monday, November 26th! Check out more details on registration from the Registrar’s Office here. Below are the courses available for Peace and Conflict Studies as well as flyers for the Spring’s PEAC courses!            

  • No Empires, No Dust Bowls: Lessons from the first Global Environmental Crisis with Dr. Hannah Holleman

    Announcing an Upcoming Lecture! Download and share a flyer. No Empires, No Dust Bowls: Lessons from the First Global Environmental Crisis Dr. Hannah Holleman Assistant Professor of Sociology at Amherst College Monday, December 3, 2018 from 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm in the Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall, Swarthmore College This event is free and open to…

  • Webinar on the Paradox of Repression and Nonviolent Movements

    Webinar on the Paradox of Repression and Nonviolent Movements

    On November 15, 2018, Prof. Lee Smithey joined his co-editor and colleague, Prof. Lester Kurtz (George Mason University) to talk about their new edited book, The Paradox of Repression and Nonviolent Movements (Syracuse University Press). The webinar was recorded, and you are welcome to view it here. The Communications Office, also published a piece on…

  • Can the Two Koreas Come Together and Change the World? A Talk with John Feffer

    “Can the Two Koreas Come Together and Change the World?” A talk by John Feffer, Director of Foreign Policy In Focus, Institute for Policy Studies (Washington, DC) Thursday, November 15, 2018 4:15 pm Kohlberg 115 North and South Korea have embarked on their most ambitious efforts yet to end the Cold War on the Korean…

  • “For the Love of Humanity: the World Tribunal on Iraq” with Dr. Ayça Çubukçu

    Please join us for a lecture by Ayça Çubukçu (LSE) on November 8th at 5 pm in Kohlberg 115. Ayça’s lecture will draw on her recently published book with UPenn Press. “For the Love of Humanity: the World Tribunal on Iraq” Dr. Ayça Çubukçu Associate Professor in Human Rights & Co-Director of LSE Human Rights London…

  • Pipelines and Nonviolent Civil Resistance

    On Wednesday November 7, Malinda Clatterbuck, a co-founder of Lancaster Against Pipelines and a staff member at the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund will speak in our “Climate Disruption, Conflict, and Peacemaking” course in Science Center room 183 at 10:30-11:20.  You are welcome to attend to hear more about the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline and local…

  • Exhibit: The War to End All Wars: Devastation, Resistance, and Relief in World War I

    Exhibit: The War to End All Wars: Devastation, Resistance, and Relief in World War I Atrium, McCabe Library November 5 – December 1, 2018 Open to the public November 11, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.  To commemorate this event the Swarthmore College Libraries is sponsoring an exhibition of…